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  • The U.S. Relations With Popes: A History

    The U.S. Relations With Popes: A History0

    The tradition of meetings between Vatican Popes and American Presidents started many years ago. The first was the meeting between President Woodrow Wilson and Pope Benedict XV. After the WWI the President visited the Peace Conference and had a planned stop in Italy that resulted in a meeting of the President and Pope Benedict. By

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  • Oklahoma Calls Off Executions After Receiving Wrong Lethal Injection Drug

    Oklahoma Calls Off Executions After Receiving Wrong Lethal Injection Drug0

    Last Wednesday, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin halted the execution of death row inmate Richard Glossip convicted of a murder and sentenced to death by two juries. The decision was taken after the Oklahoma’s Department of Corrections discovered that they received a wrong drug: the injection contained potassium acetate instead of required potassium chloride. 52-yer-old Glossip was

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  • Islamic State’s Militants Blow Up Palmyra Arch

    Islamic State’s Militants Blow Up Palmyra Arch0

    The Islamic State militant group has blown up the 2,000-year-old Arch of Triumph in Syrian ancient city of Palmyra, reported Syria’s antiquities chief. In recent months, militants have completely destroyed two important ancient temples at the Roman-era UNESCO World Heritage site since IS seized the city earlier this year. The Arch were built in the

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  • Turkey Condemns Russia’s Involvement in Syria

    Turkey Condemns Russia’s Involvement in Syria0

    According to the recent speech made by Turkish President Erdogan, the actions of the Kremlin in civil war-ridden Syria are a “grave mistake”. Turkey considers Russia’s stance on the politics in the Middle East and the country’s military effort in Syria “unacceptable”. According to Erdogan, Russia’s bombing campaign causes grave concern and can only lead to

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  • Obama Talks About Oregon Shooting, Demands More Gun Control

    Obama Talks About Oregon Shooting, Demands More Gun Control0

    The recent days were shadowed by the Thursday’s Oregon shooting. According to The New York Times, a young man has started to shoot people at the Roseburg College on Thursday, October 1. The media have previously reported about 7 injured and 9 killed people, but as John Hanlin, the Douglas County sheriff said, he believes

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  • Pope Francis, Angela Merkel or Russian Newspaper—Who Wins Nobel Peace Prize 2015?

    Pope Francis, Angela Merkel or Russian Newspaper—Who Wins Nobel Peace Prize 2015?2

    The winner of the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize will be officially congratulated and will receive the $1.2 million award on this Friday morning. And we can only guess who can it be—the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the United Nations refugee agency, Pope Francis or someone else from the 273-candidate list, the second highest tally ever.

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